Issue 255 - September, 1st 2016
"The TWG coding standards committee is announcing two coding standards changes for final discussion. These appear to have reached a point close enough to consensus for final completion."
Don't miss this online meeting (IRC) about Drupal 8.2.0-rc1.
Tvn explains the changes for Documentation on Drupal.org.
Bradley Fields discusses the focus and changes happening for Drupal Association marketing and communications.
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Gábor Hojtsy seeks to dispel the myth that initiatives only exist to add new things to Drupal core.
Mark Dorison shares a Drush tip for downloading large databases with Drush.
This looks pretty useful.
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Bunnies and an intro to Twig. What could be wrong with that?
Tim Millwood demonstrates workspaces in this video.
"Drutopia is an initiative to revolutionize the way we build online tools. We're combining the principles of software freedom, community ownership and intersectional politics to co-develop technologies that meet our needs and reflect our values."
"This blog post summarizes the motivations behind SDKs for Drupal-backed applications and how the Waterwheel team has worked to map out a trajectory for Drupal to be utilized not only by PHP and Drupal developers but also by developers of diverse backgrounds who might otherwise have never discovered or considered it."
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Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University Onna/Okinawa/JP